Reports


  • 5-March-2014

    English

    Investigations of consummated and non-notifiable mergers

    Discussions at the February 2014 meeting addressed how agencies address the anti-competitive effects of consummated mergers that have not been subject to merger notification.

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  • 4-March-2014

    English

    OECD Competition Assessment Reviews: Greece

    Following scrutiny of legislation in four sectors of the Greek economy, food processing, retail trade, building materials and tourism, this report identifies areas where reform could be undertaken to address regulatory barriers to competition in Greece.

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  • 30-January-2014

    English

    Evaluation of competitive impacts of government interventions

    This hearing falls into the Competition Committee’s work stream on evaluation and will focus on the evaluation of government interventions that are not competition law interventions, but that have the potential to affect competitive conditions.

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  • 28-November-2013

    English

    France: Restoring Competitiveness

    This report summarizes key recent key finds by the OECD relative to the French economy. Overall it finds that productivity is high but not dynamic enough to sustain growth. In particular, it looks at boosting research and encouraging innovation, strengthening competition and the regualtory framework, making the public sector more efficient, reforming taxation to promote employment and investment, improving the performance of the education system and vocational training and improving the functioning of the housing market.

  • 27-November-2013

    English

    Greece: Competition Assessment Project

    The Greek government and the OECD are working together to assess the costs and benefits of regulations restricting competition in the tourism, retail trade, food processing and construction materials sectors and to propose specific recommendations for change.

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  • 22-November-2013

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    Competition in Road Fuel, 2013

    This document compiles the material discussed in a competition policy roundtable on road fuel, including a summary of the discussion, country contributions and a background note that discusses the main determinants of gasoline prices and highlights relevant competition features of the markets for road fuel along the supply chain.

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  • 14-November-2013

    English

    Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement in Mexico - The ISSSTE Report, 2013

    This report documents procurement regulations and practices in Mexico's State's Employees' Social Security and Social Services Institute(ISSSTE) and makes policy recommendations in key procurement areas.

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  • 28-October-2013

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    The Role and Management of Quality in Competition Analysis, 2013

    This document compiles the material discussed in a competition policy roundtable on quality in competition analysis, including a summary of the discussion, country contributions, a background note and expert contribution on how quality factors are handled under U.S. law in the litigated assessment of the competitive effects of resale price maintenance.

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  • 21-October-2013

    English

    Fighting bid rigging in public procurement

    An effective procurement policy must be designed to obtain goods and services at the lowest possible price or, more generally, to achieve the best value for money. Vigorous competition among suppliers helps governments realise this objective.

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  • 21-October-2013

    English

    OECD applauds Mexico's decision on reverse auctions for medicines

    The OECD welcomes the initiative by the Mexican Institute for Social Security (IMSS) to organise reverse auctions for the procurement of medicines. This is a further step forward in the fight against collusion in public procurement and the latest in a series of improvements in procurement by IMSS that have already saved the taxpayer billions of pesos.

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